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  • Eucharist is reminder of God’s love, call to unity, pope says

    Eucharist is reminder of God’s love, call to unity, pope says

    The Eucharist “is the sacrament of memory, reminding us, in a real and tangible way, of the story of God’s love for us,” Pope Francis said June 18, celebrating the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ. “Remembering all that the Lord has done for us is the foundation of our own personal history of salvation.”

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  • Corpus Christi is a hopeful, joy-filled celebration

    Corpus Christi is a hopeful, joy-filled celebration

    The communion we are called to have with God and with each other is a powerful reality that can help us crown any joy and persevere through any suffering or tribulation. The knowledge of God’s presence with us and the active help of his grace, and the awareness of our communion with one another, can heal a hurting soul, mend a broken heart, reconcile relationships, invigorate hope, grant glimpses into eternity, and bring peace to any situation that wants it.

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  • Homilists may cringe, but the Feast of the Holy Trinity matters

    Homilists may cringe, but the Feast of the Holy Trinity matters

    Many people today are overwhelmed with life’s struggles and sufferings and aren’t encouraged by the necessary-but-unhelpful historical formulations of the Trinitarian mystery. On this Solemnity of the Holy Trinity, the Divine Family can be preached and taught and believers can see anew the intimacy, approachability, and love that God has for each of us.

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